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2002 Bakersfield Blaze (A+)

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Parent Organization: Tampa Bay Rays
W-L Record: 69-72 .489
Rank: th in California League Northern
Run Differential: 658-686 -28
Manager(s): Charlie Montoyo
Location: Bakersfield, California
Ballpark: Sam Lynn Ballpark
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Steve Livesey
Pitching Coach: Marty DeMerritt

#1 Draft Picks

Josh Hamilton (#1), Rocco Baldelli (#6)
California League Northern Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2002 Bakersfield Blaze season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    43Nick AielloP6-2210L-L22TBA: 2001-50-1465A+--
    -Rocco BaldelliCF6-4183R-R20TBA: 2000-1-6MLB--
    27John BenedettiP6-0190R-R24TBA: 2000-10-286AA--
    -Jace BrewerSS6-0170R-R23TBA: 2000-5-136AAA--
    34Jarrett CampbellP6-2195R-R22Not draftedAA--
    24Luis CandelarioOF6-2192R-R20Not draftedA+--
    38Alex CarbajalP6-2194L-L24Not draftedA+--
    16Irwin CentenoOF6-2176R-R21Not draftedA+--
    20Aaron ClarkOF6-1190L-L23TBA: 2001-8-229AA--
    44Austin CooseP6-2230R-R23Not draftedAA--
    6Dan Dement2B5-10180R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    21Kelly EddlemonIF6-2181R-R23TBA: 2000-12-346A+--
    -Mike FiggaC6-0200R-R31NYA: 1989-44-1140MLB--
    -Chris FlinnP6-2185R-R21TBA: 2001-3-79AAA--
    -Bartolome FortunatoP6-1178R-R21UDFAMLB--
    -Neal FrendlingP6-3194R-R22TBA: 1998-16-492AAA--
    -Joey GomesOF6-2210R-R22TBA: 2002-8-224AA--
    9Jonny GomesLF6-1205R-R21TBA: 2001-18-529MLB-Int
    -Josh HamiltonRF6-4240L-L21TBA: 1999-1-1MLB-Free Agent
    31Vince Harrison3B5-11200R-R22TBA: 2001-13-379AA--
    10Chairon IseniaC5-11216R-R23Not draftedAA--
    -John Jacobs3B6-1195R-R22TBA: 1998-7-222A+--
    11Nathan KaupIF6-3215R-R24NYA: 1996-87-1716AA--
    -Mark MalaskaP6-3210L-L24TBA: 2000-8-226MLB--
    23Brian MartinOF6-2217L-R22TBA: 1998-9-282AAA--
    7Dan MassiatteC5-11181R-R23TBA: 2000-6-166AAA--
    24Luis MateoOF6-2190R-R20TBA: 1998-50-1445AA--
    -Seth McClungP6-6230R-R21TBA: 1999-5-145MLBPittsburgh PiratesMinors
    -Graig MerrittC6-1195R-R23LAN: 1997-44-1316AA--
    -Josh ParkerP6-5220R-R21TBA: 2001-29-859AAA--
    41Radhames PegueroP6-0184R-R23Not draftedA+--
    4Nestor Perez2B5-10172R-R25Not draftedAA--
    3Eric Reece3B6-3210L-R24Not draftedAA--
    -Juan RenteriaP5-11190B-R22TBA: 2000-47-1376A+--
    -Evan RustP6-1200R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Juan SalasP6-2194R-R23Not draftedMLB--
    42Alex SantosP6-1201R-R24TBA: 1999-4-115AAA--
    17Justin SchudaIF6-3208L-R21TBA: 1999-27-805A+--
    29Ronni SeverinoP6-1205L-L23Not draftedAA--
    19Brian StokesP6-1203R-R22Not draftedMLB--
    13Jon SwitzerP6-3190L-L22TBA: 2001-2-47MLB--
    36Jose VerasP6-5230R-R21UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    28Doug WaechterP6-4200R-R21TBA: 1999-3-85MLB--

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